health

  • One in 100 deaths is by suicide

    One in 100 deaths is by suicide

    Suicide remains one of the leading causes of death worldwide, according to WHO’s latest estimates, published today in “Suicide worldwide in 2019”.  Every year, more people die as a result of suicide than HIV, malaria or breast cancer – or war and homicide.  In 2019, more than 700 000...
  • Workplace well being programs failing working moms and millennials

    Workplace well being programs failing working moms and millennials

    February 11th, 2020, Portland, Ore. (USA): Working women caring for children experience loneliness, isolation and stress at far greater rates than others and are looking to their employers to help them better manage these issues, according to the results of a new survey from WebMD Health Services. The well-being division of WebMD, WebMD...
  • Rise of the Phoenix

    I recently launched my newest website, Linda Skarrup Healing Arts, formerly known as Windhorse Consulting, both evolved from Therapeutic Movement, which was the name of my business for fifteen years. All three entities held a common vision: that of helping others heal from a wide range of traumas, injuries...
  • Marion Nestle: Food Scientist Extraordinaire

    Hers is a name that resonates with anyone and everyone seriously involved in the food industry and all its trappings – Marion Nestle – whose Twitter account has been ranked by Time Magazine as among the Top 10 in health and science, and who has been ranked by New...
  • Founder of Alzheimer’s NGO wins WOW 2015 “Humanitarian of the Year” Award

    The World of Women (WOW) Film Fair 2015 awards night was held to honor a select group of women who are considered high achievers in five different categories: “Humanitarian of the Year”, “Business Leader of the Year”, “Media Personality of the Year”, “Sports Leader of the Year”, and “Rising...
  • Desirée Vlekken: Nurturing Remembrance

    Memories are precious – something we are all so keenly aware of. With memories, we are able to think fondly of days gone by, and people who have shared a part of our lives. With memories, we can contemplate on how far we’ve gone, how much of us has...
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